Seanan [=McGuire=] is an American fantasy writer and {{filk}}singer. She also writes under the name of Mira Grant, depending on what genre she's working in.

She is the current record holder of the most Hugo Award nominations in a single year, with five in 2013, winning one. Her Toby Daye series has made her a New York Times Bestselling Author as well.

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!!Works having their own pages
* ''Literature/InCryptid''
* ''Literature/{{Indexing}}''
* ''Literature/{{Newsflesh}}''
* ''Literature/{{Parasitology}}''
* ''Literature/GhostStories''
* ''Literature/OctoberDaye''
* ''Literature/VelveteenVs''
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!!Some of the author's trademark tropes include:
* CreatorInJoke: There are several that appear in multiple books.
** The poem "Mairzy Doats" appears in both the OctoberDaye and {{Newsflesh}} books.
** Being betrayed to the bad guys by a pair of shoes likewise appears in both sets of books.
* DeadpanSnarker: Pretty much the protagonist of any of her stories except for Parasite.
** Literature/InCryptid has Verity.
** Literature/{{Indexing}}'s is Henry.
** Literature/{{Newsflesh}}'s is George, though the entire cast could qualify.
** Literature/GhostStories has Rose.
** Literature/OctoberDaye has Toby, the Luidaeg, and several others
** Literature/VelveteenVs has Velma.
* ShoutOut: The author is an unabashed fan of Stephen King, and mentions other pop culture she's fond of as it comes up.
* {{Tuckerization}}: The author likes to toss in her good friends, but also has sold Tuckerization appearances in her books for charity.